February 3, 2016 /
Rob Tinworth, Miles O'Brien
Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?
February 3, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Rob Tinworth, Miles O'Brien
Where is the balance between economic calculations that save more lives in the long-term and the individual human right to health care in the near?
January 6, 2016 / Slant News
Pankaj Khadka
As young adult men leave for foreign employment opportunities, how is a Nepali village transforming? And how is the absence of young adult men affecting those who are left behind?
June 14, 2013 / The New York Times
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
In parts of rural Nepal women and girls are segregated from their families during menstruation. A look at historical context of this practice and the slow pace of social change.
June 12, 2013 / The New York Times
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In far western Nepal, many believe that women who are menstruating are impure and bring bad luck. And so they are exiled each month, leaving them vulnerable to rape and other horrors.
June 7, 2013 / Women Deliver
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
A reminder for world leaders meeting in Kuala Lumpur for the Women Deliver Conference to remember the complexity of women's voices from the field.
May 29, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In a forgotten fold of mountains in rural Nepal, an idealistic group of American doctors is experimenting with full transparency. From these remote corners, transparency is tricky.
May 29, 2013
Allison Shelley, Melissa Turley
"Meet the Pros" 2013 features Pulitzer Center grantee Allison Shelley and student fellow Melissa Turley, produces Westchester student-created multimedia.
April 29, 2013
Amanda Ottaway
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
March 5, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Changing engrained social practices, like chaupadi, is never as simple as an activist campaign.
February 28, 2013 / NPR
Allison Shelley
Women in rural Nepal sleep in huts, caves and animal sheds every month during their periods — a practice called chaupadi.
February 11, 2013 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Mustard blossoms, bright yellow on tall green stalks; rows of young potato seedlings; a stack of papery dried marigolds and a pile of stones serve as a haphazard memorial for 17-year-old Laxmi Buda.
February 5, 2013 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
In light of publicity around rape in India, a look at the ingrained practice of chaupadi just north, in Nepal.